Provost Blake has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, and a PhD in Information and Software Engineering.
The Office of the Provost is focused on promoting the efforts of GW’s exceptional faculty, facilitating unparalleled educational opportunities for our dynamic students and fostering a diverse community of scholars who are able to find creative solutions to society’s most complex problems.
Caroline Laguerre-Brown, Vice Provost
The Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement supports GW’s strategic priorities and aspirations for academic excellence by providing diversity expertise, tools, data and programming that inform and shape curricular, research, administrative and outreach activities.
Jay Goff, Vice Provost
The Vice Provost for Enrollment and Student Success oversees GW’s efforts to recruit and retain diverse and academically talented undergraduate and graduate students.
Christopher A. Bracey, Vice Provost
The Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs is responsible for all matters related to the life cycle of a GW faculty member, including recruitment and hiring, orientation of new faculty and department chairs, promotion and tenure criteria, and part-time faculty support and development.
Cheryl Biel, Associate Provost
The Office of Assessment communicates expectations for assessment to academic deans, directors, and department chairs; provides support to faculty in the development of assessment plans and reports; identifies and provides assessment resources; reviews reports that document the assessment cycle within majors/programs.
Carla Berg, Interim Vice Provost for Research
The Vice Provost for Research works in tandem with faculty to facilitate all phases of the external and internal funding processes and provides support for faculty and student research initiatives.
Koren Bedeau, Senior Associate Provost
The Senior Associate Provost for Special Projects leads special initiatives that contribute broadly to the University's agenda for providing distinct and distinguished graduate education and enhanced academic experiences for undergraduates. The Senior Associate Provost works in coordination with key stakeholders to ensure successful implementation and sustainability of cross function and multidisciplinary initiatives.
Imani M. Cheers, Interim Senior Associate Provost
The Senior Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education is focused on enhancing the academic experience of undergraduates across the university. This includes developing and facilitating programs to improve student satisfaction and retention, student success, and the overall learning environment.
The GW academic experience is firmly rooted in each of our schools and colleges. Each GW dean serves as the chief administrative officer for their school and works closely with the president and provost on all academic affairs, as well as department chairs within their schools. Deans ensure that each school can maintain their own distinct identity while working together to create a dynamic and interdisciplinary learning environment.
Elliott School of International Affairs
School of Medicine & Health Sciences
College of Professional Studies (Interim)
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Libraries and Academic Innovation
School of Nursing
School of Engineering & Applied Science
School of Business
Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
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